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Frank C. Dailey
Manuscript & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Philip N. Williams, 1999
Frank Coffroth Dailey was born in Bluffton, Indiana on December 22, 1870. Dailey was the co-founder of the Bluffton Evening News, which he sold before entering Indiana University, graduating in 1894. He married Edna Field of Bloomington, and had two sons: George S. and Field T. Dailey. Dailey moved to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1914 as an Assistant U.S. District Attorney appointed by Woodrow Wilson. He was the Democratic candidate for Indiana governor in 1928. Dailey practiced law until the age of 88 and died on June 29, 1964, in Indianapolis.
The collection contains one campaign card from Frank C. Dailey’s 1928 run for the office of governor of Indiana. The text is headed: “Are you really serious when you say: ‘I’d Like to See a New Deal’?” To the left side of the text is a photo of Dailey. On the opposite side of the car appear the words in a printed reproduction of handwriting: “Memo to the PEOPLE. – I’ll try to be a good employee – Frank. C. Dailey.”
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1928 Campaign Card (6” x 4”)
Size of Collection: 1 folder, 1 item
Collection Dates: 1928
Access : The collection is open for research use
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats: None